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Posted on 2009-02-23
Last Modified: 2013-11-22

I'm looking for free but also good and reliable AntiVirus program and an alternate to Office Suite. I need to still be able to open Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access files though. Is there anything out there?
Question by:asp_net2
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    Accepted Solution

    The best freeware office suite available is

    For AntiVirus, I recommend AVG.
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    Expert Comment

    >>reliable AntiVirus program and an alternate to Office Suite. I need to still be able to open Word, Excel, >>Powerpoint, and Access

    So, you have experienced some problem with your Office stuff in your current/previous AV...right?

    I personally recommend Kaspersky AV which is not free...

    or Symantec Corporate:

    Best regards...
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    Expert Comment

    ah sorry...It seems i got it wrong...I had thought you experience problems with office documents duw to your AV solution...Still Symantec Corporate i recommend...

    Best regards...
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    Author Comment

    Hi Earshel,

    Would OpenOffice still open Access DB's? Also, what do you recomend for a free firewall?

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    Expert Comment

    Yes. I believe that OO will open DBA files. For a free firewall, I recommend Zonealarm.

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